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Are you safe working at height compliant?

The working at height regulations cover all occupations and places of work, placing duties on the employers, employees, self-employed and persons who control the work of others. They apply to every work place and all occupations, including volunteers who offer their services at ecclesiastical and heritage sites, stately homes, castles and even zoo’s.

The regulations clearly state that works must be planned, organised and carried out by a competent person.

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CHAS announces new RAMS software powered by HandsHQ

CHAS, the supply chain risk management expert, has announced the launch of a new software product, CHAS RAMS.

CHAS RAMS, powered by HandsHQ, will provide CHAS contractors with a web-based risk assessment and method statement (RAMS) solution.

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Net zero pioneer Futurebuild returns for 2022

Futurebuild, the event that’s championed a sustainable built environment for the past 16 years, has opened registrations. Taking place from March 1 to 3, 2022, the event will connect specifiers, decision makers and disruptors with major brands and start-ups from across the built environment. Register for the event here.

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Protective equipment donated to engineering training provider

Engineers of the future will find themselves in safe hands thanks to a donation from a medieval charity.

Constructionarium, a not-for-profit organisation providing hands-on construction experience, has been presented with a selection of personal protective equipment (PPE) for use during training activities, from the Rochester Bridge Trust.

The PPE, all of which is unworn, was left over from the recent multi-million pound Rochester Bridge Refurbishment Project.

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ASFP announces the 2021 Passive Fire Protection Awards shortlist

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection has announced the shortlist for its 2021 Passive Fire Protection Awards, with the winners due to be announced on 26 November at the Association’s Awards Lunch at the Edwardian Hotel in Manchester. The awards will be presented by broadcaster, naturalist and marine biologist Monty Hall.

The 2021 event will see awards presented in six categories, each recognising excellence within the passive fire protection industry, at company and individual level.

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